Re: Bug#852513: grub-efi-amd64: during configuration: "No space left on device"
thanks for coming back to this.
> * grub-install should be noticing the error reported by efibootmgr
> rather than saying "Installation finished. No error reported" -
> that's clearly bogus.
> * we need to deal with errors better here when efibootmgr says ENOSPC.
> It looks like /sys/fs/pstore filling up may be causing a lot of
> these issues. There's an open item in systemd saying:
> - import and delete pstore filesystem content at startup
> which would help. While that's not implemented, at the very least
Actually, I don't have the old files around, but I faintly remember
that the crash/dump files in /sys/fs/pstore were related to systemd.
So this seems to be highly necessary.
> I'm thinking about error checking in grub-install. Simply
> suggesting the user looks in /sys/fs/pstore and maybe delete things
> would be better than the current "can't boot" issue.
efibootmgr should probably also try harder and report a bit better? maybe?
Anyway, good to hear that this might help others, too.
Thanks a lot for your work
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